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National Farting Day

Mixed Bean Salad

This family friendly vegetarian bean salad is a quick and easy lunch or dinner idea. Get your kids involved washing veggies and spinning the parsley dry.  Dressing: 3 cloves garlic, if your kids don’t like garlic reduce this down to 1 clove 2 tbsp (30 mL) apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp (15 mL) extra virgin […]

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Lentil and Rice Salad

This main course vegetarian lentil and brown rice is slightly sweet making it kid friendly. And whenever your kids are eating heart healthy good for you foods its a good day! You will need to have 2 cups (500 mL) of plain cooked brown rice on hand before you start cooking. My advice is cook […]

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VeggieBalls

A great way to use cooked brown rice as well as a vegetarian alternative to meatballs! Send them off with some Ranch style salad dressing to use as a dip. You really need a food processor for this one. 1 medium carrot, scrubbed well and chopped into 1-inch pieces 1 shallot, cut into quarters 1 […]

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Black Bean Tortilla Chip Soup

Tortilla soup is a Mexican-style soup that usually has chicken in it, plus all the bells and whistles which are normally found in this quick and easy dinner – avocado, cilantro, and corn tortilla chips. Not mine. I decided to feature those amazing antioxidant rich black beans instead of the chicken. It still has that […]

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Flaxseed, My Hero

Don’t let the tiny flaxseed mislead you. Great things come in small packages. Flaxseed is loaded with both soluble and insoluble fibre, is one of the richest sources of a plant compound called lignans, and it’s an excellent source of that heart healthy fat omega-3 fatty acids. We all know that fibre is good for […]

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